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The Two Categories of Pancreatic Cancer

A graduate of the National University of Singapore, Dr. Eric Gan Keng Seng completed his postdoctoral medical training in upper gastrointestinal surgery and hepatobiliary surgery. Now practicing at Mount Elizabeth Novena Medical Centre, Dr. Eric Gan ...

Source: Medium
Published: 28 Jun 2017

Hawkins named chief of hepatobiliary-pancreatic and GI surgery

William Hawkins, MD, a noted pancreatic cancer surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St ...

Source: source.wustl.edu
Published: 22 Nov 2014

Westchester Medical Center Welcomes New Surgical Director

In his new role at Westchester Medical Center, Sogawa will oversee the continuing growth of Westchester Medical Center's kidney transplant program and help expand the liver transplant, hepatobiliary ... in general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 12 Apr 2016

Highly-Touted Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Metabolism Researcher Dr. Oliver F. Bathe Named Adviser to M Pharmaceutical, Inc.

"The wealth and scope of knowledge associated with Dr. Bathe, especially in areas of diabetes, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery, and critical care, will only strengthen our company's capacity in the pursuit of excellence with respect to our ...

Source: Marketwired
Published: 17 Jul 2015

Kaplan USMLE Step 3: Next step for diabetic with nausea, vomiting

The HIDA scan is the most accurate diagnostic test for diseases of the hepatobiliary tree ... Choice E: An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy helps in the diagnosis of pathology in the stomach or duodenum, but will not be helpful in this patient.

Source: Ama-assn.org
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Underdeveloped fetus removed from 20-day-old boy

A city-based consultant gastrointestinal hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeon, Bhavin Vasavada, who conducted the surgery, said that the CT scan was showing the rare condition after which a team of doctors decided to operate the baby. On operating ...

Source: Times of India
Published: 11 Mar 2018

Excess body weight and obesity—the link with gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cancer

Excess body weight (EBW) is an independent risk factor for many human malignancies, including cancers throughout the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary tract from ... in the first 10 years after bariatric surgery.

Source: Nature
Published: 08 Mar 2011

Effects of a Brief Team Training Program on Surgical Teams' Nontechnical Skills: An Interrupted Time-Series Study.

Nontechnical skills in surgery (NOTSS) are critical to the success of ... Results: We observed 179 surgical procedures with cardiac, vascular, upper gastrointestinal, and hepatobiliary teams. Mean posttest NOTECHS scores increased across teams, showing ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 27 Apr 2017

Prognostic Nomogram for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma After Partial Hepatectomy

Show More All authors, Eastern Hepatobiliary Surgery Hospital, Second Military Medical University ... Other routine investigations included chest x-ray, upper GI endoscopy, abdominal ultrasound, contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT), and/or magnetic ...

Source: ascopubs.org
Published: 19 Oct 2011

Dr. M. Raashid Sheikh joins Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare

This post was contributed by a community member. M. Raashid Sheikh, MD, a board certified surgeon who specializes in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal surgery, has joined the cancer care team at Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare. Dr. Sheikh's ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 16 Jul 2015

Emergent BioSolutions Announces Composition of Board of Directors of New Spin-Off Company Aptevo Therapeutics

Dr. Niederhuber has dedicated his four-decade career to the treatment and study of cancer, with a clinical focus on gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and breast cancer. He is an Adjunct Professor of Oncology and Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 22 Dec 2015

The Oregon Clinic Welcomes Dr. Pippa Newell, Experienced Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Specialist

Pippa Newell joins the staff of the Minimally Invasive Surgery division Portland, Ore., Oct. 7, 2012 - The Gastrointestinal and Minimally ... Dr. Newell continued her training in a hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery fellowship at Providence Portland ...

Source: OregonLive.com
Published: 16 Oct 2012

Patients with gastrointestinal tumors at higher risk of other cancers

"Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors," said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores Cancer ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 01 May 2015

David McAneny, MD, Named New Vice Chair of Surgery

specializing in gastrointestinal (GI) surgery. His surgical expertise is in tumors and other diseases of the endocrine organs, GI tract, pancreas, hepatobiliary system and spleen. He is experienced in laparoscopic surgery for gallbladder disease ...

Source: bumc.bu.edu
Published: 10 Sep 2013

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William Hawkins, MD, a noted pancreatic cancer surgeon, has been named chief of the Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and the Neidorff Family and Robert C. Packman Professor at the School of Medicine.

Source: source.wustl.edu
Published: 21 Nov 2014

How the 'cash for cuts' referral schemes work

hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgery, paediatric ENT, paediatric trauma and orthopaedics, plastic surgery, trauma & orthopaedics, upper gastrointestinal surgery, vascular surgery. The CCG has set aside £1.4m for the scheme. The CCG says: ‘Ensuring ...

Source: Pulse
Published: 28 Feb 2018

Dr. Nita Ahuja appointed the Carmalt Professor of Surgery

Her surgical specialization is in gastrointestinal ... and her training in general surgery at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins focused on hepatobiliary malignancies and joined ...

Source: Yale News
Published: 22 Mar 2018

This Company Wants to Cure Pancreatic Cancer Using AI

They are among the lucky ones—the tiny share of people who fought and survived ­pancreatic cancer. The scene is from a ... he was executive director of the Institute for Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Beth Israel. Sign up now to receive ...

Source: Fortune
Published: 22 Apr 2016

Meet 6 Physicians Who Recently Joined the UConn Health Center

Dr. Brian Shames Dr. Brian Shames, a UConn School of Medicine graduate, has returned to the Health Center as director of the Division of General Surgery. He brings a strong background in transplant surgery as well as complex hepatobiliary procedures and ...

Source: UConn Today
Published: 16 Jan 2013

Distinguishing Autoimmune Pancreatitis From Pancreaticobiliary Cancers: Current Strategy

We present an evidence-based review to identify current diagnostic modalities for distinguishing autoimmune pancreatitis from pancreaticobiliary ... disease * Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Indraprastha ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 01 Apr 2017

Gastrointestinal surgeon and diabetes spcialist Dr. Oliver F. Bathe joins M Pharma's board

"The wealth and scope of knowledge associated with Dr. Bathe, especially in areas of diabetes, gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery, and critical care, will only strengthen our company's capacity in the pursuit of excellence with respect to our ...

Source: Proactiveinvestors
Published: 17 Jul 2015

Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers

“Only 5 percent of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors have a hereditary disorder that predisposes them to develop multiple benign and malignant tumors,” said Jason K. Sicklick, MD, assistant professor of surgery and UC San Diego Moores ...

Source: ucsdnews.ucsd.edu
Published: 01 May 2015

Matthews Named Chair of Surgery Department

Our present chair of surgery, Josef Fischer, MD, has led the department to national prominence. Dr. Matthews will build on that legacy." Matthews is a gastrointestinal ... From there he did a fellowship in hepatobiliary surgery at the University of Bern ...

Source: healthnews.uc.edu
Published: 26 Jun 2001

Division of General, Bariatric, and Minimally Invasive Surgery

The Division of General and Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) at the University of Massachusetts Medical School covers a broad scope of ... for patients with a wide variety of disease states. Gastrointestinal disorders, hepatobiliary disease, abdominal ...

Source: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Published: 22 Jan 2014

The Evolving Landscape of Gastrointestinal Infections in Neutropenic Patients

Sullivan and Moreno address the approach to the diagnosis and management of important gastrointestinal (GI ... but antimicrobial resistance is widespread.[2] Surgery continues to be an available option of last resort in selected neutropenic ...

Source: Cancer Network
Published: 15 Aug 2015

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She is seeking new cancer treatments for gastrointestinal ... oncology fellowship with a hepatobiliary and pancreas focus at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in 2005. She completed medical school and a general surgery residency at Oregon Health ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 26 Feb 2017

The Society of Surgical Oncology Announces New Editor-in-Chief for Annals of Surgical Oncology

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Society of Surgical Oncology announces Kelly M ... Leading subject areas of ASO include Gastrointestinal Oncology, Breast Oncology, Hepatobiliary Tumors, Colorectal Cancer, Thoracic Oncology, and Translational ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 30 Oct 2017